2017 RAM 1500 serving St Charles Illinois

Vehicle Overview

Are you searching for a reliable light-duty pickup truck? The 2017 RAM 1500 is just what the doctor ordered. You will immediately notice the superior ride quality when you take it for a test drive. This is due in large part to the smooth-riding suspension that offers exceptional comfort. There is also an infotainment system with a touchscreen interface that is remarkably easy to use. You have 10 trim levels to choose from: Tradesman, HFE, Express, SLT, Sport, Big Horn/Lone Star, Rebel, Limited, Laramie, and Laramie Longhorn. You can see this excellent pickup at a RAM truck dealer serving St Charles Glendale Heights Zeigler Arlington Heights and other nearby areas.

Interior

The new RAM has an interior that is both pragmatic and comfortable. The cabin is roomy and the higher trim levels are endowed with premium materials such as leather upholstery and ash wood. Even the cabins of the lower trims feel well built with plenty of leg room. The seats are extremely comfortable due to soft padding along with good back support. Uconnect infotainment systems feature either a 5-inch or an 8.4-inch center screen. The upgraded 8.4-inch screen features fast response times and logical menu layouts. The large virtual buttons make the screen easy to navigate. Large buttons on the dash means you do not always have to use the screen. The Sport trim has LED interior and exterior accent lighting, pedals that are power-adjustable, an upgraded information display, and an extra USB port. The Laramie has leather-trimmed front seats that are heated and ventilated, a heated steering wheel, a 6 way power passenger seat, and a 10 speaker surround sound audio system. You can check out these features when you test drive a 2017 RAM 1500 near St Charles Illinois.

Exterior

Finding a 2017 RAM 1500 near St Charles Illinois is easy with its exceptional exterior. Generally what you get depends on the trim level. For example, the off-road-oriented Rebel has certain elements that are blacked-out plus Toyo all-terrain tires on 17-inch alloy wheels. It comes as a crew cab with a 5-foot-7 bed and heated power door mirrors with turn signals. The Tradesman trim has standard 17-inch steel wheels and black bumpers. The Express trim comes with standard 20-inch aluminum wheels, plus body-color bumpers and grille. The Sport has body-colored exterior trim, plus 20-inch wheels. The SLT trim level includes chrome exterior trim, and its extended cab and crew cab versions add a cool power sliding rear window. You can check out even more exterior features when you visit your RAM truck dealer.

Mechanical

If you have bought a new Dupage RAM from a RAM truck dealer serving St Charles Glendale Heights Zeigler Arlington Heights, you are probably not concerned about mechanical failure. Back in 2013 the Ram added major mechanical advancements that have made break-downs a thing of the past for the most part. But it is a good idea to know certain facts about break-downs. Bad breaks are a leading cause of car accidents. However, mechanical equipment on the 1500 includes 4-wheel antilock disc brakes that are designed to prevent accidents. In fact, many Ram truck owners say that they have had zero mechanical issues with their trucks. As long as you have regular maintenance, your truck should last for a very long time.

Powertrain

The 2017 RAM 1500 has a wide range of powertrain options that will accommodate any driver. The base level engine is a 3.6 liter V6 Pentastar that produces 305 hp with torque of 269 lb-ft. It is matched with an 8-speed automatic transmission. The base vehicle has rear wheel drive, front independent suspension, stabilizer bar for the front and rear, and double overhead cam (DOHC). Upper level trims can have a 5.7 liter V8 HEMI engine with either a 6- or 8-speed automatic transmission. This engine can develop 395 hp with torque of 410 lb-ft. The last available engine is the “EcoDiesel” 3.0 liter diesel turbocharged V6 engine. All of the 2017 RAM 1500 engines deliver ample power for even your biggest jobs.

Safety

The 2017 Dupage RAM from the dealer serving St Charles Glendale Heights Zeigler Arlington Heights has a number of safety features. This vehicle has a rigid high-strength steel body with front crumple zones that are engineered to absorb the impact energy during collision. There are also side impact beams that help absorb the energy from side collisions. The truck has multiple air bags for the driver, the passenger, and anyone in the rear seats. Child seats are easy to install with 3 LATCH anchors and no need to move the front seats. There are many active safety features such as anti-lock disc brakes, trailer sway control, and Hill Start Assist. Other available safety features include electronic stability control, child safety locks, lane departure warning, traction control, and much more.

When you drive you new Dupage RAM expect visits from all your neighbors. They will want to know all about this 2017 RAM 1500 near St Charles Illinois. You know you have a quality vehicle when you take a look at the warranty. New Ram vehicles are backed by a 5-Year or 60,000 Mile Limited Powertrain Warranty, which will cover all labor and all parts needed to fix a covered component of the powertrain. The standard 3 Year or 36,000 Mile Basic Limited Warranty provides bumper-to-bumper coverage for your truck, for anything from the electrical system to the body and the interior. Call for more information.

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